Standardization: 10% Glycyrrhizic Acid
Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Licorice Root is a herbaceous perennial native to Europe and parts of Asia. In Ancient Greek, the word licorice means “sweet root”.
Licorice Root is said to have amazing soothing properties and the extract can be used for topical applications. It can also be used in skin care formulations to soothe and relax dry and tired skin.
HOW TO USE BOTANICAL EXTRACTS
*The suggested usage rate is 0.5 – 2% by weight of the product.
Note:The color of this extract may vary from batch to batch.
HOW TO INCORPORATE EXTRACTS IN FORMULATIONS
*Most extracts should be added to the cool down phase of the formulation.
• For shampoos, creams, and other thick products: Mix 5-10 ml of hot water (45˚C – 50˚C;
the temperature of the cool down phase) into the powdered extract until it dissolves.
Combine this mixture thoroughly into the product.
• For mists, toners, and other products that are almost entirely water, u can mix directly